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Book Information: Spectrum III

Spectrum III (1963) [Anthology]
by Poul Anderson J. G. Ballard Alfred Bester Arthur C. Clarke Murray Leinster Peter Phillips Mark Rose Theodore Sturgeon Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Spectrum
Part: 3

Summary (From the publisher):

Eight outstanding SF stories all possessing a theme in common. Ideas in one story echo or extend those in another. Their total effect exalts the importance of human beings over machines, of men over robots.

The scene ranges far and wide, from the Pacific Island of Theodore Sturgeon's remarkable Killdozer to the Jupiter of Poul Anderson's brilliantly conceived Call Me Joe.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest
  • Killdozer! by Theodore Sturgeon
  • The Voices of Time by J. G. Ballard
  • Call Me Joe by Poul Anderson
  • We Would See a Sign by Mark Rose
  • Dreams Are Sacred by Peter Phillips
  • Exploration Team by Murray Leinster
  • Fondly Fahrenheit by Alfred Bester
  • The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke

Original title: Spectrum III
Alternative titles: Spectrum 3
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience Fiction


The following works are contained within this one:
     Killdozer! (1944) [Novella]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Sentinel, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Fondly Fahrenheit (1954) [Short Story]
      Author: Alfred Bester
     Exploration Team (1956) [Novelette]
      Author: Murray Leinster
     Call Me Joe (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Poul Anderson

Edition #1: Spectrum III

Spectrum III (1963)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest
Introduction by: Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest
Blurbs:
  • "The most attractive offering in the field, eight meaty, gritty stories." Brian W. Aldiss
  • "The best of the series so far." The Times Literary Supplement
  • "All the usual accolades apply... one of the premier series of anthologies." Books and Bookmen
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Spectrum 3 (1971)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9780330201131
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7 x 0.6 in
Pages: 287

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Spectrum 3 (November 1969)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages: 254
Notes: Berkley # S1784

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Spectrum 3 (July 1965)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages: 254
Notes: Berkley # X1108

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